I made <Title of this Work of Art> after looking at <Artist’s Name> <Title of Art that inspired you>. I was struck by how <Artist’s Last Name> was able to <Finish this sentence by describing exactly what this artist was able to do in his/her work. Write two more sentences explaining why this is important or interesting to you.>
I think my work is related to <his/her> work because <Compare and contrast your work with the work that inspired yours>.
In my work I’m <Explain what your goals are as an artist in this work. Then write a couple of more sentences about where you have been successful and where you are still struggling>
I wanted to make something that <Describe the responses you are hoping for from your viewers.>
Ask yourself these questions:
- What am I doing?
- How am I doing it?
- Why am I doing it?
- What influences me most?
- How does my art relate to the art of my contemporaries?
- What do I want other people to understand about my art?
- Am I unwilling to discuss any aspects of my work? If so, why?